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Britten Serenade at Brown Theatre
Philip Glass' liner notes for his third symphony suggest that a string orchestra has its own sound that is both rhythmic and lyrical, a mixture of the bite of horsehair on strings, the plonk of pizzicato, and a singer's long cantabile phrases. Also featured is Benjamin Britten's much loved Serenade, which consists of six poems by British writers set to music and book-ended by solos for unaccompanied horn.
Nov.15, 10:30 a.m.
The Brown Theatre
315 West Broadway
Evening with the Massage Therapist at Rainbow Blossom
Join licensed massage therapist Kammaleathahh Livingstone of Sustainable Health Choices as she offers free mini massage consultations every month at the Highlands and St. Matthews Rainbow Blossom stores. Each 15-minute mini consult includes a visual assessment of postural alignment, a chair massage, and practical tips.
Nov. 15, 4 p.m.
St. Matthews Market Rainbow Blossom
3738 Lexington Road
Radiothon at Kosair Children's Hospital
This fundraiser is in partnership with the Children's Miracle Network and will raise much needed funds for Kosair Children's Hospital through the Children's Hospital Foundation. Personalities from 99.7 WDJX, B96.5, Magic 101.3, 102.3 The Max, 105.1 FM Talk, and La Poderosa 105.7 will broadcast live from the lobby of Kosair Children's Hospital, sharing stories of children cared for at the hospital. The broadcast on six radio stations makes it one of the largest radiothons in the country.
Nov. 15-16, 6 a.m.
Kosair Children's Hospital lobby
231 East Chestnut Street
Fall Holidays Wine Tasting at 610 Magnolia
The Wine Studio at 610 Magnolia hosts a wine tasting for guests to determine what wine goes best with a Thanksgiving meal. Wines to be tasted include St. Lauren from Austria, Schiava from Alto Adige, and California Zinfandel. Light appetizers will be served. Tax and 18% gratuity is added to the final cost.
Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
621 West Magnolia Avenue
Jane Bunnett and Hilario Duran at Clifton Center
The Clifton Center presents a concert by multiple Juno award winner Jane Bunnett, with pianist Hilario Duran, as part of the MINI of Louisville LIVE at the Clifton Center Concert Series. A cash bar and appetizers will be available.
Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
2117 Payne Street
$20 for friends of the Clifton Center, $22 for general public
The Light in the Piazza at Kentucky Center
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza is a wondrous fable about love. The setting is Florence, Italy early 1950's. A well-off middle -aged woman dutifully drags her twenty-something daughter, Clara to all the sights in Florence. A breeze separates Clara from her hat, which is promptly rescued by a handsome young man, Fabrizio. The attraction is immediate and because of Clara's secret perhaps even dangerous.
Nov.16-25, 8 p.m.
MeX Theater at the Kentucky Center
501 West Main Street
Bourbon Enthusiast Course at Distilled Spirits Epicenter
Distilled Spirits Epicenter welcomes distilled spirits enthusiasts for their Bourbon Enthusiast class. The two-hour course will focus on the history, evolution, and context of Kentucky's signature spirit.
Nov. 17, 3 p.m.
Distilled Spirits Epicenter
801 South 8th Street
Give Thanks. Walk. at Louisville Zoo
Join St. Jude supporters in the Louisville community and in 90 cities nationwide to participate in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m.
1100 Trevilian Way
Antiquarian Book Market at Locust Grove
With independent dealers and sellers of books, ephemera, and other collectible printed works, nine area dealers will be set up in the Visitors' Center at Locust Grove. Booksignings by authors will be scheduled.
Nov. 17, 10 a.m.
561 Blankenbaker Lane
Much Ado About Nothing at University of Louisville
Directed by James Tompkins, associate professor of theatre arts, the show’s staging will be very different from traditional presentations. Tompkins promises surprises for audiences who may think they are familiar with the plot. “The production will be a modern take on the story,” Tompkins said. “We have a cast of 22 who are looking forward to engaging the audience in the fun.”
Nov. 18, 8 p.m.
University of Louisville's Thrust Theatre
2314 South Floyd Street
$15 for general public, $10 for faculty, students, and senior citizens
George Ella Lyon Book Signing at Carmichael's Bookstore
Carmichael's is honored to host award-winning poet, playwright and author George Ella Lyon for a book signing and reading. Ms. Lyon is the author of books such as "She Let Herself Go," the teen novel "Holding on to Zoe," and the children's picture books "Which Side Are You On?" and "All the Water in the World." She is also the editor of "A Kentucky Christmas" soon to be released in paperback.
Nov. 18, 4 p.m.
2720 Frankfort Avenue
University of Louisville Men's Basketball vs. Miami University at KFC Yum! Center
The University of Louisville Cardinals take on the Miami University Red Hawks in this basketball match-up.
Nov. 18, 4 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
1 Arena Plaza